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Photographer Mary Ellen Bartley opens a solo show in New York City at Yancey Richardson in Chelsea. "Reading in Color" opens with an Reception on Thursday, October 24, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m., and continues on view through December 7, 2019. The exhibition presents new work where Bartley focuses her attention on the spines and sides of dyed pages of "pulp" paperbacks, creating still life compositions that pull from the tradition of abstraction, pop and sculptural assemblage. Click here for details. Mary Ellen Bartley is based in The Hamptons.
Composer Bruce Wolosoff Cello Concerto, written for Grammy winning cellist Sara Sant'Ambrogio, is making waves. Featured as one of three pieces in her new recording "Sara Sant'Ambrogio & the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra," released on October 17, 2019, Wolosoff's concerto received a glowing review from Jerry Dubins for FANFARE. In an advance copy (which will publish in the upcoming weeks), Dubins describes Wolosoff's piece as a "major new work" and "an instant masterpiece," placing the Wolosoff Cello Concerto as "one of the truly great ones" in the canon of cello concertos. Sara Sant'Ambrogio is a founder of the Eroica Trio. Her latest album features concertos by Elgar, Wolosoff and Piazzolla. Wolosoff is based on Shelter Island, NY. Click here for details on the recording.
The Parrish Art Museum Board of Trustees has elected Kenneth T. Berliner as Chairman, effective September 1, 2019. Interim Chair Mary E. Frank will continue as President, announced the Parrish. Berliner joined the Parrish Board in 2016 and has been active on the Executive, Finance and Nominating Committees. He is a partner at Centerview Partners, an investment banking firm. Previously, Berliner was a President at Peter J. Solomon Company and a Vice President at Salomon Brothers Inc. He is a graduate of Duke University and Harvard Business School and an avid contemporary art collector.
The 2019 Sag Harbor Partnership Community Service Award has been bestowed upon Gregory N. Ferraris, announced the organization. Ferraris is a CPA and a former Sag Harbor Village Mayor and has served on the Village's Board of Trustee, as a Chairman of the Planning Board and Ethics Board as well as a President and Treasurer of the John Jermain Memorial Library, a Bay Street Theater Treasure and Board Member. Currently, he is the President and Treasure of the Sag Harbor Community Housing Trust, the Reutershan Educational Trust and Peconic Landing at Southold.
A major survey of Clifford Ross photographs will be on view at the Boca Raton Museum of Art November 5, 2019 to March 1, 2020. "Clifford Ross: Waves" will include large-scale works from his "Hurricane Wave" series; a site-specific installation of large-scale prints on wood and the artist's "Digital Waves" works that are computer generated and displayed on an LED wall. Ross was a Parrish Platform artist in 2017. For his interpretation of the Parrish's building and grounds, he installed art from his "Hurricane Waves" series that were inspired by views taken from Hamptons waters. In dramatic fashion, an LED work was installed on the front face of the Parrish's building. Ross is based in The Hamptons and New York City.
Richard Prince's marijuana brand, Katz + Dogg, has begun distribution in Los Angeles at MedMen, a luxury dispensary and delivery service, reported ArtNews. The packaging and vape pens feature Prince's "Hippie" drawings. The product has already been presented in NYC galleries events held at Blum & Poe and Gagosian, according to ArtNews. Prince has a home in The Hamptons. MedMen has shops in the NY Metropolian including on Long Island and in New York City.
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